The first table below looks at the demand for S-PLUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited S-PLUS over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Insightful S-PLUS
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing S-PLUS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
92 86 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.94% 16.57% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 47
Average daily rate £301 £275 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.54% -19.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.45 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
S-PLUS
West Midlands

S-PLUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing S-PLUS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

S-PLUS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham